The Community Investment Grant (CIG) provides financial assistance to local non-profit organizations for projects and events that will have a positive impact on the quality of life in the community.

The funding supports, promotes, informs, celebrates, preserves and/or provides access to:

  • Arts, Culture, Heritage
  • Sports, Recreation
  • Social, Health, Environment
  • Tourism


Organizations can apply for a grant if they:

  • are a local non-profit community group
  • are based within the Municipality of Kincardine, or provide services to residents
  • demonstrate financial or volunteer support for the project
  • have submitted any outstanding Accountability Statements from previous CIGs


The application period for the 2024 Community Investment Grant will open on Monday, November 6, 2023 at 8:30 a.m. and close on Friday, December 8, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.

Organizations can apply once per year. Applications must be complete and submitted by the due date. Applications must include:

  • a signed application
  • project budget

Council will review the applications and organizations will typically be notified of their decision in the spring.

Use of Grant Funds

Organizations may only spend grant funds on the project described within the original application - funds cannot be transferred to another project. An Accountability Statement must be submitted within 60 days of the project being completed or the funds being used, whichever comes first.

Community Investment Grants Policy

Review the full Community Investment Grants Policy here